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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Internet of Things
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long
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The Raspberry Pi uses a variety of input/output devices based on protocols such as HDMI, USB, and Ethernet to communicate with the outside world. In this class you will learn how to use these protocols with other external devices (sensors, motors, GPS, orientation, LCD screens etc.) to get your IoT device to interact with the real world. Most physical devices use analog signals; however computer hardware is digital so in this class you will learn how these signals are converted back-and-forth and how this must be considered as you program your device. The basic design of a sensor-actuator system will also be covered. You will also learn how to build more sophisticated hardware systems using Raspberry Pi expansion boards to create fun and exciting IoT devices. Please note that this course does not include discussion forums.

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Ian Harris

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Ellie I
4.0 a year ago
Ellie completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
This course is great for a beginner in Raspberry Pi. If you are a complete beginner, I recommend you take the first Raspberry Pi course in this series, or get some other experience because you will be dealing with some tech terminology. It isn't that hard or detailed, so if you are looking towards experience for a tech job, or anything more professional than recreation, you may want to find something a little more in depth.
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